Saturday, February 24, 2024
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What have we learned from Covid-19 about the limitations of online learning – and...

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Being realistic about the strengths and weaknesses of online learning I have spent a good part of my career defending and promoting online learning and...

Tracking innovations in online learning in Canada

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I've not been blogging much recently because, frankly, I've been too busy, and not on the golf course or ski slopes, either. (Yeah, so...

What I learned at Drexel University in National Distance Learning Week

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Fear and loathing in Philadelphia On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, I found myself in Philadelphia on U.S. Presidential Election day, and even more importantly, the...

Problems with the use of images in open textbooks

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If you have downloaded my open textbook, 'Teaching in a Digital Age' in pdf or Modi format for the iPad or Kobo, you may...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of social media

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Social media are still in a very volatile state of development, and many faculty worry about the negative aspects of students who are continually...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of computing

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This is the fourth post on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. This was a fun one...

e-learning trends from South Africa

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Chadwick, K. (2014) e-Learning Trends for 2014 Bizcommunity.com This is an interesting perspective on corporate e-learning trends from Kirsty Chadwick in South Africa. I've focused...

Los Angeles schools to issue iPads to all students

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Weiss, T. (2013) Los Angeles plans to give 640,000 students free iPads, CITE World, July 25 I don't normally cover k-12 developments, but this one...

MIT, learning technologies, and developing countries: lessons in technology transfer

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  This week I spent three days at the MIT LINC (Learning International Networks Consortium) conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the theme: 'Realizing the Dream:...

Exploiting the affordances of the iPad at Lynn University

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Students at Lynn University Tilsley, A. (2013) iPadU Inside Higher Education, January 15 This is a report about Lynn University, a private nonprofit university based in...